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Skydiving Lincolnshire

Hibaldstow Airfield, North Lincolnshire   
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• Highest skydives in the UK - jump from 15,000ft
• Centre offers AFF & tandem skydiving
• Drop zone at Hibaldstow Airfield in Lincolnshire
• Well-established school operating since 1992
 


What's Included

Tandem Skydiving
• 20 Minutes of instruction
• Tandem experiences use a dual harness and you jump attached to an instructor
• Freefall for up to a minute from 15,000ft
• The instructor opens your parachute at around 5,000ft
• Enjoy around 5 minutes under canopy with views of the Lincolnshire Wolds
• Tandem jump certificate
Accelerated Freefall (2 Days)
Day 1:
• Ground training with a BPA qualified instructor
Day 2:
• Refresher training
• Jump from 15,000ft, accompanied but not attached to, two expert instructors
• Open and land your own parachute
• Debrief and solo certificate presentation

What Can I Expect

Jump from a dizzying 15,000ft when you go skydiving Lincolnshire style! Hibaldstow Airfield offers the highest skydives in the UK. So, whether you choose to go tandem or accelerated freefall, you'll need to make sure you've got your head-for-heights on!

The quickest way to get jumping at this Hibaldstow centre is the tandem, which requires the shortest ground training time. After around 20mins, you’ll be validated and ready. That means in a short space of time you will be trained and then do your jump. You’ll be attached to your instructor via a special double skydive harness for a thrilling full minute of freefall, which means you will be hitting terminal velocity at 120mph. Phew!

The alternative to tandem is accelerated freefall, otherwise known as AFF. This is an intense, high thrills course across two days, with this highly experienced Lincolnshire-based crew teaching you everything you need to know to jump from that uber daring 15,000ft - unattached. There will be two instructors accompanying you for your actual jump, but it really is a whole different level compared to tandem.

And talking of instructors, you've got the best of the best here in Lincolnshire. The team has a combined jump tally of well over 30,000 skydives and collectively has more decades worth of experience jumping out of planes than they'd care to remember.

It's also worth noting that Hibaldstow near Scunthorpe has been home to this well-established skydive operator since 1992. And as an ex-WW2 airfield, there's a vast amount of space for a really good, easily visible drop zone. Hibaldstow is also incredibly well organised, which is why this Lincolnshire airfield regularly hosts the British National Championships and is home to several world-class parachute teams.

And as well as an excellent reputation for tip-top tuition and slick organisation, skydiving at Lincolnshire's Hibaldstow aerodrome has an extra bonus up its jumpsuit sleeves - the excellent Prop bar & cafe. This friendly on-site eatery will keep all the friends and family who have come to watch your inaugural skydiver exploits in bacon butties and teas!

Availability

• All jumps are subject to availability and weather conditions

Tandem Skydiving
• Please allow 4-5 hours on site at weekends and 3-4 hours for weekdays
• Available on weekdays and weekends

AFF Parachuting & (2 Days)
• Selected dates throughout the year
• Courses generally operate on Mondays/Tuesdays during the summer months and Wednesdays/Thursdays for the remainder of the year
• Day One: 8.45 am registration for 9am start, finishing between 5-7pm
• Day 2: 8.45am start, finish time is dependent on weather*


* If for some reason your jump cannot go ahead, for safety reasons you must return and jump within 6 weeks

Location

• Hibaldstow Airfield, North Lincolnshire

Suitable For

• Minimum age 16 (parental consent needed for age 16/17)
• Maximum age for AFF is 49
• Tandem weight restrictions: min 7 stone, max 16 stone (fully clothed) - BMI must be below 39
• AFF weight restrictions: min 7 stone, max 15 stone (fully clothed) - BMI must be no more than 27.5
• Height restrictions: min 4ft 11ins. Anyone over 6ft 5ins will need to fit comfortably in the harness
• Solo students over the age of 40 are required to have a BPA fitness form signed and stamped by a doctor

Spectators

• Spectators are welcome to come and watch
• The spectator area provides safe and comfortable area for jumpers and friends

Anything Else

• The cafe onsite provides meals, snacks and drinks
• The onsite full bar serves the perfect drink to celebrate your successful jump
• There are plenty of seating areas to enjoy lunch and take in the view of the landing area
• Tandem jumps can be recorded on video at an extra cost but need to be prebooked
• No pets or animals are allowed on site

Reviews

Average Rating 5
Total Reviews 1
Recommend to Friend 1
about 4 years ago
Truly thrilling experience for a first time skydive, friendly staff and great facilities, although a long wait is inevitable
Finlay Holden
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